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condemn inn the strong gels determs this outrageous and stroking attack. >> president obama con the attacks, and killing of u.s. ambassador chris stevens. >> we reject all efforts to ten great of beliefs of others, butu there is no justification toj this type of senseless violence. >> reporter: the president then went to the state department to mourn with employees. secretary of state said the lynn indian government was not -- libyan government was not involved. >> a free and stable libya isliy still in america's interest, and security. and we will not turn our backsba on that. >> reporter: ambassador stevensb died trying to get staffers out of the u.s. consulate while the demonsttion, raged outside. while there, attackers fired grenades into the building. >> we strongly conmn this kind of attack.k. >> reporter: mitt romneyep wednesday orhad to defend a statement criticizing the white house's handling of the growing protests which left paul ryan t personally deliver the campaign's looks as.ca >> the loss of mpfour american lives, including our ambassador, jay christopher stevens
they have to walk a fine line, too? >> they have got to crack down. president obama did a good job of reminding the egyptians this week that it's one thing to be angry about a video, but it's something else than to be lax in protecting an embassy on your ground. there is no ambiguity on this point. same time, when there is a video like this, which i think is terrible, and i think more americans should be saying it is terrible, when that kind of thing happens, we need to expect some protests, but we also need to expect local governments to take care of our people abroad. >> do you see a connection with 9/11, or no? >> i'm not so sure. i think the way you began the whole piece, this sort of thing may happen, that this sort of thing is in a way, you know, looking for a pretext, looking for an excuse. we have to expect that. i don't know if it was 9/11, but there will be targets of opportunity. there will be things that happen that get people angry, and whether it's another anniversary of something, whether it is just some other incident like this one, we just have to be ready. and the
barack obama is heading out west after an economy themed rally in las vegas. mitt romney will hold an event at his campaign office in jacksonville, florida. >>> a week after her energizing speech at the democratic national convention, first lady michele obama is headed to virginia to campaign for her husband. the first stop will be in richmond. president obama won that state four years ago, the first democratic president -- presidential candidate. >>> a candidate is backing off statements that women who have abortions are more likely to have cancer. his campaign says that he was misinformed by misreading information. another republican, todd akin said that women can prevent pregnancy from legitimate rape. >>> over 100 police cars in montgomery county are out of service due to a potential safety issue. we will explain. >>> and another day on the picket line for teachers in chicago as the union fights behind closed doors. coming up next, the latest attempts to hammer out a deal. >>> and another chance to sound out about proposed toll hikes in northern virginia. where you can take you
. in response president obama ordered increased security at all u.s. missions around the world including sending marriages to libya after the deadly -- marines to libya after the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. militants used guns and rocket propelled grenades to set fire to the consulate. four americans were killed including the u.s. ambassador to libya chris stevens and two former navy seals working private security trying to protect the bams dow. glenn doherty seen in these -- ambassador, glenn doherty seen in these photos and tyrone woods, the second navy seal. a fourth american killed shaun smith, was an air force veteran who worked as an information management specialist for the state department. at a campaign event thursday president obama said the militants involved in the consulate attack will be brought to justice. >> to all those who would do us harm, no act of terror will go unpunished. it will not dim the light of the values that we proudly present to the rest of the world. >> ironically in at least half the locations in the middle east where anti-american protests
condemnation from president barack obama. it just speaks to how these diplomatic ties are so fragile and, sadly, can be deadly. >> it's very, very important to be very careful what you say and what you do because things can get out of control very quickly. there have been a number of experts that have warned about treading very carefully in libya because after the ouster and the killing of muammar qaddafi, there were concerns even before that about a lot of missiles, a lot of rockets, a lot of weapons, that were basically floating around out there that were dispersed into the black mart. there were concerns as late as yesterday about some of these rockets being used to attack commercial airliners. this is another one of those situations that's been probably borne out of the chaos from the air of uprisings in the middle east and have to be monitored and have to be dealt with and thought about and approached with great care. >> indeed, some of the reports are indicating that a rocket launch grenade has been used in the attack on the consulate in libya. all right. you mentioned that things can spi
obama strongly condemned the pentagon has deployed two warships to the coast. >> we will bring the killers to justice. >> reporter: many others are speaking out against the vile the protest. >> the killers of our diplomats deserve condemnation and should be brought to justice. this attack is inexcusable and cannot be justified under any justification. >> we call upon the libyan government and the political leadership to take firm and swift action to bring the savage perpetrators to justice. >> reporter: and while thousands in the region are blaming the u.s. for the film, some say the asks of the protesters have gone too far. >> here we are because some of of the extremists have carried out appear attack on the embass y. this is a wrong act. they should have simply protested instead. >> all u.s. personnel in benghazi have been evacuated and security has been increased at u.s. empassies and consulates around the world. there are calls for some muslim groups for continued mass protests against the u.s. friday. >> thank you. >>> dozens of muslim americans stageed a peaceful demonst
these acts. >> reporter: at the white eshou president obama vowed those responsible for killing u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other employees will be tracked down.wn >> make no mistake, we will work with the libyan government to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people.pe >> reporter: at the state department, the president met with staffers to express condolences. the second of state made a -- secretary of state made a point to separate the attackers from the libyan government.ve >> the friend ship from the countries -- between the countries will not be a contact subtle. >> reporter: stevens died during a grenade and nsgunfire attack while trying to evacuate the u.s. consulate. >> unfortunately, we had a regime, they only use -- agains the people. >> reporter: earlier, governor e mitt arromney's statementsst chastising the president's haunting of the region did, handling the region, calm the assassination of a u.s. official off limits for campaign attacks. >> this attack on american individuals and embassies is outrageous, disgusting. di >> reporter: the stat
attack. >> reporter: speaking in the rose garden president barack obama condemned the attacks and killing of u.s. ambassador chris stevens. >> we jean all efforts to denigrate -- we reject all efforts to denigrate the religious beliefs of others, but there is absolutely no justification to this type of senseless violence. >> reporter: the president then went to the state departmento mourn with employees while his secretary of state said the libyan government was not involved. >> a free and stable libya is still in america's interest and security. and we will not turn our back on that. >> ambassador stevens died trying to get staffers out of the u.s. consulate while the demonstrations raged outside. while there attackers fired grenades and automatic weapons into the building. >> this attack is a horrible attack. we condemn it. we strongly condemn this kind of attack. >> governor mitt romney wednesday had to defend a statement criticizing the white house's handling of the growing protests. it was left to vice presidential candidate paul ryan to personally deliver the campaign's
of hispanics, 21%, and the biggest segment on medicare, 18%. obama florida volunteers see sunshine in the latest polls. the president leads mitt romney by 2%, as he came to miami today. mr. obama admitted he failed to deliver immigration reform. >> i have never waivered in my support of comprehensive immigration reform. we did put forward a dream act and was blocked, and that stands in contrast with the other candidate who has said he would veto the dream act. >> reporter: last night at the same forum, mitt romney tried to fix the fallout from the secret tape made in florida in may. romney dismissing 47% of voters. >> my campaign is about the 100% of america. and i'm concerned about them. >> reporter: romney held a rally in sarasota. >> what you have today is a president who says he can't fix washington from the inside. it's time to get a president who understands what it takes to get america working again, and i do. >> reporter: he got help with latinos and seniors from senator marco rubio. >> mitt romney and paul ryan get it. medicare is going broeks. that's not politics, it's ma
.s. officials are confirming the pentagon is positioning two warships off the libyan coast. president obama promising to work with the libyan government to bring the killers to justice. >> bob barnard tonight. more details this evening about ambassador chris stevens. he was a career diplomat spending the last two decades in foreign is. he served two tours in libya -- foreign service. served two tours in libya. stevens is the first u.s. ambassador to be killed in an attack since 1979 when ambassador adolf dubs was killed in afghanistan. >>> here in washington and congress those who knew stevens mourn his death. a long time friend of stevens d him as a brave person. >> chris really got out and he knew everybody and he was willing to risk his life over and over and over. he took a cargo boat into benghazi when it was under siege by gadhafi forces and this is not an ordinary man. this is an extraordinary diplomat. >> christopher stevens was 52 years old. >>> republican presidential candidate mitt romney has doubled down on his criticisms of the president's response to the events in egypt and li
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